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USN-3595-2: Samba vulnerability

23 March 2018

Samba could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.



  • samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix


USN-3595-1 fix a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Samba incorrectly validated inputs to the RPC spoolss
service. An authenticated attacker could use this issue to cause the service to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Related notices

  • USN-3595-1: winbind, samba, libsmbsharemodes-dev, samba-vfs-modules, samba-doc, libwbclient-dev, libsmbclient-dev, samba-dsdb-modules, libpam-winbind, libsmbclient, samba-libs, samba-testsuite, libwbclient0, samba-dev, libsmbsharemodes0, smbclient, samba-common, ctdb, libnss-winbind, python-samba, registry-tools, libparse-pidl-perl, libpam-smbpass, samba-common-bin